Blog posts from August2013

Best Foot Forward August 15, 2013

Filed under: Celebrant, Wedding Shoes, Weddings

Wedding Shoes!  The wedding shoe industry is massive.  And I’ve seen lots of different shoes, boots, wellies, slippers etc on parade at Cherish Ceremonies.   At one wedding, the whole wedding party (including the bride) wore red Converse trainers.  It looked very funky and quite fabulous! When I read that Manolo Blahnik shares his home with 30,000 […]

Advice for Brides August 12, 2013

Filed under: Celebrant, Weddings

This made me laugh!   Here is a quote from Emily Post (October 27, 1872 – September 25, 1960) who was famous for writing on etiquette.  Here is her advice for brides: “She must not swing her arms as though they were dangling ropes; she must not switch herself this way and that; she must not shout; […]

What’s that Smell?! August 7, 2013

Filed under: General, Weddings

  Smells! Aromas!  Perfumes!   What perfume did you wear on your wedding day?  Did you buy something new, or did you wear an old favourite? On my wedding day, 25 years ago, I wore Anais Anais, by Cacherel, which was one of my favourites at the time.  My girlfriends bought me a set with the bath foam, […]

What is a Celebrant, anyway? August 5, 2013

Filed under: Baby Naming, Celebrant, Vow Renewal, Weddings

  ‘What exactly is a Celebrant?’ must be one of the most frequently-asked questions I get. Well, using the services of a professional celebrant means that your ceremony – whether for a wedding, a vow renewal, a baby naming or a funeral –  will be 100% professional from beginning to end. You’ll be in contact with me beforehand, so […]

Wedding Venues: Compton Verney, Warwickshire August 2, 2013

Filed under: Baby Naming, Weddings

        Looking for a Wedding venue?  I’m very lucky in that I get to be celebrant at some great locations for  weddings, as well as baby namings, vow renewals and yes, funeral and memorial services too.  One of my favourite venues is glorious Compton Verney, in beautiful Warwickshire   Compton Verney is a beautiful […]

Funeral Ceremonies August 1, 2013

Filed under: Funerals

It’s not easy, marketing your services as a Funeral Celebrant.     Ensuring the bereaved know about my services means that I need to get to know the Funeral Directors (FD)  in my region, and more importantly that they get to know me, so that when they need a Celebrant, it is my name that comes to mind.  […]